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Bell linked to cell phone

I have this school bell in my shop that is hooked up to my land line. I could always hear the phone ring. I have not had a line for years now. Is there a way to connect my smartphone to the bell? I would just want it to ring if I get a text or call.

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mazzmn3 years ago
I agree Catlinsdad has the easiest solution...but in looking for other solutions I ran into DTMF decoders might be a cool gadget to try
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&NR=1&v=ysBDURN7xwE
mazzmn mazzmn3 years ago
Also meant to ask, how does the existing phone hook up to the bell?
Kiteman3 years ago
You can buy cheap gadgets that flash an LED when a mobile rings nearby - maybe you could remove the LED and use the connections to trigger a relay?
Kiteman Kiteman3 years ago
Something like this: LINK.
caitlinsdad3 years ago
Quick way is to get one of the new electronic/cordless regular desk phones with the link to cell phone capability and rig that up to ring the bell. Otherwise, you might need to rig up an arduino with a bluetooth shield to link your cellphone when it gets a call. Good luck.